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New book explores why ‘people were willing to die in defense of water’ in New Brunswick

Most Halifax Media Co-op readers will remember the 2013 reports filed by Miles Howe on an almost daily basis from the Kent County resistance to hydraulic fracking. 836 more words


Hands Across The Sand: Bradley Beach, NJ

On Saturday, May 16, 2015 at just about noon on Bradley Beach in the township of Bradley Beach, NJ, people joined hands in protest against the coming idea and possible action of exploring and drilling for fossil fuels right off their coastline or anywhere within hundreds of miles along that ocean boundary, both north and south of where they stood. 120 more words


Is This The Future?

It has been 12 months since I last blogged. Since then a lot has happened. An elite, selfish, blinkered, money obsessed minority of the United Kingdom has succeeded in electing the most manipulative, corrupt political party imaginable. 296 more words

Fracking bans by cities don't stand

I learned a few things in law school–one is that at the state level the only sovereign is the state.

All political entities in a state exist at the pleasure and with the approval of the state–water boards, cities, utility districts, counties, conservation districts, school districts. 1,441 more words


MP seeks ministerial meeting over Third Energy fracking application

Anti-fracking campaigners in North Yorkshire are preparing to fight the planning application submitted last week by Third Energy to hydraulically stimulate and test its existing gas well at Kirby Misperton. 535 more words


Campaigners take action as IGas finds new fracking site in Nottinghamshire

IGas has identified a new site in north Nottinghamshire where it wants to explore for shale gas. Opponents of fracking have organised a campaign event for the weekend to raise awareness about the plans. 464 more words


Government wants to take control of Lancashire fracking decisions, councillors warned

“Strong forces in Whitehall” want to take planning decisions about fracking away from local authorities, councillors in Lancashire have been warned. 891 more words